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More Prejudice Against Sexual Minorities than Migrant Workers and N. Korean Defectors

More Prejudice Against Sexual Minorities than Migrant Workers and N. Korean Defectors

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Koreans’ prejudice against sexual minorities is more serious and explicit than other minority groups such as migrant workers and North Korean defectors, a recent study showed. A survey of 1,000 adult men and women nationwide conducted by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA) from Oct. 21 [...]

Defector Exposes North Korean Reality through Rap Music

Defector Exposes North Korean Reality through Rap Music

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Kang Chun-hyok, a 31-year-old born in North Hamgyong Province, escaped North Korea in 1998 with his family and was granted asylum in the South in 2001.  His vision and new life in South Korea has been somewhat different from other North Korean defectors residing here – he was determined [...]